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Bush Campaign Focuses on Blocked Court Nominees

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Bush Campaign Focuses on Blocked Court Nominees

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Bush Campaign Focuses on Blocked Court Nominees

Bush Campaign Focuses on Blocked Court Nominees

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President Bush and Terrence Boyle, a federal judicial nominee, at a White House ceremony, May 9, 2001. © Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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President Bush and Terrence Boyle, a President Bush presents nominees for federal judgeships at a White House ceremony, May 9, 2001. Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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President Bush has repeatedly attacked Senate Democrats for blocking his judicial nominees. Democrats have used a filibuster to block six nominees, while confirming 198. Many of Bush's more controversial nominees are seen as an important nod to his conservative base. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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